Agnia Grigas, PhD

Agnia Grigas is an energy and political risk expert, specializing in Russia, Eastern Europe and the post-Soviet space.

Agnia is an energy and political risk expert, specializing in Russia, Eastern Europe and the post-Soviet space. She is the author of ‘The Politics of Energy and Memory between the Baltic States and Russia’ (Ashgate 2013) and a frequent media contributor (CNN, CCTV, Forbes, Bloomberg, Reuters, BBC, The New York Times, The Huffington Post). A Fellow at the McKinnon Center for Global Affairs at Occidental College, she also regularly collaborates with leading American and European research institutions (The Harriman Institute at Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University APL, Royal Institute of International Affairs, Oxford Institute of Energy Studies). With more than a decade of experience as a business development and political risk advisor, Agnia has consulted in both the public and private sectors. Previously she also served as an energy and foreign investment advisor to the Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs (2009).

Agnia graduated cum laude with a BA in Economics and Political Science from Columbia University and earned her Master’s and Doctorate in International Relations from the University of Oxford.

 For more information see www.grigas.net or 
contact agnia@grigas.net.